Bad Rap of Interior Cabins

Having had every type of cabin offered, I have to state that there is absolutely nothing wrong with an Interior Cabin and unless I am given a complimentary upgrade, I see no reason any longer to pay the extra price.  The balconies on Princess cruises are a joke as they are small and totally lack privacy.  The suites are overpriced.

I sleep and shower in the cabin period.  If I want to relax, I find a nice spot on the ship on deck or in one of many secluded comfy areas.  Strange as it may sound, if the interior cabin is configured as two twins rather then pushed together, there is ample floor space inside the cabin. Would you rather spend more on a cabin and less on excursions? 

 

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No, there is nothing "wrong" with an interior cabin. We used to go that way 100%  However, there are many reasons why going up on deck isn't as easy for some people as it is for others. Health condition and disability to not really wanting to be in the midst of the hustle and bustle.  This is what makes balcony cabins perfect for some (but not for others). It allows for people who want to be outside to do so without having to deal with anything else aside from opening up their cabin's sliding door.

I want an OV at the minimum.  I need my natural light Big Smile  To us, a regular balcony is not worth the money, but I would pay double for the coves--our absolute favorite.  You are so close to the water, and they are more private.  The lack of direct sunlight is a plus for us.  They are priced lower than other balconies as well.

OV (Ocean Views) have disappeared on many of the Princess Ships.

No BC membership...........

Don't coves count?  LOL

We typically always book interior. We are considering going up to an OV on our October 2017 cruise because it will be our daughter's first cruise and she will also be in the room with us. She will be 17 months when we sail. For my husband and I, we'd just rather spend more on activities 

I need to be able to look out and have some natural light so we have booked either OV or inside with 2 portholes. On our next cruise we have an inside with a huge window right at the front of the ship, just under the bridge of the Sunshine. They fit our budget perfectly.

On our first cruise we had an Oceanview cabin, but since then we book inside.

The extra money for the suites and balconies doesn't warrant the expense for us.

But is someone gets me an upgrade for the same price.... I wouldn't turn it down...

I have to have a balcony.  The extra price does not bother me.  I enjoy relaxing out there and the view of the scenery.  Also just to get away for awhile. I had a interior once on my first cruise.  No way, never again.  Balcony or suite is the only way for me.

I cannot go with an inside -- I tend to get mild claustrophobia. I need an OV as a minimum. I find Balcony worth the extra simply because I can throw on a robe and sit on the balcony for a while at night -- sipping a drink and totally relaxing. I haven't been able to budget for a suite yet, but I think that might be excessive for me.

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